Editor - Development Finance
£40,000 - £50,000 Base + Excellent Benefits
High growth media publishing, events and data business with a core focus on financial development seeks highly talented Editor to plan, coordinate, review and edit all content.
We are looking for an exceptional editor with a good sense of what makes an interesting angle to a development/impact finance story, that can juggle all the moving parts of producing meaningful daily online news content to position our client at the cutting edge of development finance, climate finance, impact investing and measurement media reporting.
You will plan, coordinate, review and edit content. From aggregating third-party news tracker stories to soft news articles and in-depth features, the successful candidate will be able to decide which ideas should be pursued and which should get dropped, utilising freelance journalists and recruiting a team in the future, in order to meet quality and accuracy standards.
The goal is to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content. This may include contributing towards several print and/or research publications each year.
Our client's team feel very strongly about their mission to help institutions positively contribute towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to improve the lives of people all over the world and to safeguard our planet's natural environment. In hiring for the editor position they hope to welcome a likeminded and passionate person who shares these values.
Responsibilities - Editor
·Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
·Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
·Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience's preferences
·Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
·Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
·Recruit and manage writers and reporters
·Cooperate and liaise with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
·Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
·Meet deadlines and budget requirements
·Suggesting stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with development finance and impact investment community's preference.
Requirements - Editor
·Proven working experience as an editor, ideally within financial development/financial
·Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
·Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
·Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
·Excellent written skills in English
·An eye for detail along with critical thinking
·Prioritising and multitasking
·Financial deal analysis experience
Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media sales, digital media sales, print sales, exhibition sales, event sales, conference sales, outdoor sales, radio sales, marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.
Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.